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Raizan Sennyo-ji temple


One of the most famous temple in Fukuoka prefecture known for being a great place

for cherry blossom viewing in the spring, and many people visit in the autumn to see

the fall foliage.


The temple was founded in 725, Nara period by Seiga, who come from India as a priest

during the period. There is an Important Cultural Property which is the 4.8 meter wooden 

Avalokitesvara statue in the main hall.  The main hall was founded by Kuroda Tsugutaka

who was the 6th feudal lord of Kuroda clan in Fukuoka.


400 years of age big maple tree, which has been designated as natural monument of

Fukuoka prefecture, has been said to be planted by him.



Location of Itoshima       





General information  

Address 624 Raizan, Itoshima-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Chikuzen-maebaru stastiont

45 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport

40 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station

60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu

90 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Open hours 9:00 to 16:30
Admission fee

JPY 400

Days closed No closing days


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